2021 SAG Awards Nominations, BAFTA Long Lists Announced
Although awards season would possibly look completely different this yr amid the COVID-19 pandemic, loads of Wizarding World alumni have motive to have fun. Each the nominations for the 2021 Display screen Actors Guild Awards (also called the SAG Awards) and the lengthy lists for the 2021 British Academy Movie Awards (BAFTAs) have been launched.
First up are the SAG Awards, which might be held this yr on Sunday, April 4. The full list of nominees contains initiatives with ties to quite a few Wizarding World abilities. In movie, Gary Oldman (Sirius Black) was nominated within the class of Excellent Efficiency by a Male Actor in a Main Function for his function as Herman Mankiewicz in Mank. In the meantime, the forged of The Trial of the Chicago 7 was nominated for Excellent Efficiency by a Forged in a Movement Image, together with Eddie Redmayne (Newt Scamander, Unbelievable Beasts) for his function as Tom Hayden.
In tv, two tv exhibits that includes Wizarding World alumni had been nominated for Excellent Efficiency by an Ensemble in a Drama Collection: The Crown and Bridgerton. Helena Bonham Carter (Bellatrix Lestrange) has portrayed Princess Margaret on The Crown since 2019, and Freddie Stroma (Cormac McLaggen) portrays Prince Friedrich on Bridgerton.
On the opposite aspect of the Atlantic, the BAFTA lengthy lists have been launched. The Hollywood Reporter defined in its article that that is the primary time that the British Academy has launched a protracted checklist previous to the official nominations.
The choice to publish the nominations longlists was made as a part of a significant overhaul to BAFTA’s voting procedures introduced final yr geared toward addressing the dearth of range on the BAFTA movie awards. Inside some 120 wide-ranging adjustments, a brand new longlisting preliminary spherical was launched, leading to three rounds of voting. Spherical one voting, which occurred from January 12 to 26, produced the longlists in all classes being introduced.
The BAFTA nominations themselves received’t be launched till March 9, however the long lists appear promising. Within the Main Actor class, a number of Wizarding World alumni have been listed: Ralph Fiennes (Lord Voldemort) has been acknowledged for his function in The Dig, and Gary Oldman has been acknowledged for Mank. Mads Mikkelsen, who might be changing Johnny Depp within the function of Gellert Grindelwald within the Fantastic Beasts franchise, has additionally been acknowledged for his function in One other Spherical. Within the Supporting Actor class, Eddie Redmayne has been acknowledged for his function in The Trial of the Chicago 7.
The complete longlist for the BAFTAs is obtainable online. The BAFTAs ceremony takes place on Sunday, April 11, 2021.